Churches in the benefice

To serve God, to serve one another and to love our local community.

Services for the coming week

Sunday 14 April

 3rd Sunday of Easter

  Acts 3:12-19 Luke 24:36b–48 

Holy Communion BCP, Goathill 

Parish Communion, Milborne Port 

Baptism of Violet Tizzard, Milborne Port 

Evensong, Charlton Horethorne 

Wednesday 17 April

Holy Communion, Milborne Port 


Our Churches

There are five churches in three parishes in our benefice, located close to the Somerset/Dorset border.

Wedding couple with Rev Rona


The beautiful churches of this benefice really lend themselves to wedding services.

The Font in St John's Church


In our Churches we do everything we can to make the Baptism of your child personal.

Parish Safeguarding Policy


We follow the guidelines set down by the Church of England. The Benefice safeguarding officer is Mrs Nicki Edwards

News and Information


Including the Pew News, Magazine, Rectory letter and Prayers for special events or dates.

Parish Giving Scheme

Parish Giving

If you would like an easy new way to give money to your parish, have a look at this new scheme that is now available for all to use.

St John's Church Fete 2022


For future events in the Benefice in ascending date order.

Letter from Rev Rona April 2024

Rectory Letter

Letter from Rev Rona April 2024

As gardens and allotments awake in Springtime, I wanted..

Revd Rona Stuart-Bourne

Our Team

A list of priests and lay people who have particular jobs, together with their contact details

Graphic representing links to websites

Website Links

A list of relevant church & local organisation websites.

Magazine April 2024


Magazine April 2024

with a letter from Rev Rona, church services for April..

Snowdrop Coffee Morning

Photo Gallery

Snowdrop Coffee Morning

The Snowdrop Coffee Morning was held on 3 February 2024 at Keepers Lodge, Brook Street, Milborne Port, by kind permission of Drs Holden and Salkeld.  Visitors were able to view snowdrops in the garden and coffee, tea and biscuits were served.

A raffle was held with lots of prizes. The funds raised were for St Peter’s Church, Goathill.